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On the Pinoy Elections: The Pinoy Political ‘Fiesta’

It’s Pinoy election season once again. Everyone’s getting hyped up for what is about to come and who’s going to eventually win. It is that time in our democracy where everyone’s turning the ‘election switch’ …

The fixation with the mestiza standard of beauty is one of those cultural influences we got from our Spanish colonizers.
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Filipina Beauty: The “White Skin” Standard

From the pasty white and plump standards of the Victorian times up to the tanned complexion popularized by Hollywood in the 1950s, humanity no doubt has changing ideas of beauty. This doesn’t seem …